By Arvin Mosier,J. Keith Syers,John R. Freney

Nitrogen is a necessary aspect for plant development and improvement and a key agricultural input-but in extra it could actually bring about a bunch of difficulties for human and ecological well-being. around the globe, distribution of fertilizer nitrogen is particularly asymmetric, with a few components topic to nitrogen toxins and others struggling with lowered soil fertility, reduced crop construction, and different results of insufficient supply.

Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle offers a world overview of the function of nitrogen fertilizer within the nitrogen cycle. the focal point of the ebook is nearby, emphasizing the necessity to retain meals and fiber construction whereas minimizing environmental affects the place fertilizer is ample, and the necessity to increase fertilizer usage in platforms the place nitrogen is proscribed. The e-book is derived from a workshop held by means of the clinical Committee on difficulties of our surroundings (SCOPE) in Kampala, Uganda, that introduced jointly the world's top scientists to ascertain and talk about the nitrogen cycle and similar difficulties. It comprises an outline bankruptcy that summarizes the group's findings, 4 chapters on cross-cutting matters, and 13 heritage chapters.

The publication bargains a special synthesis and offers an up to date, large standpoint at the problems with nitrogen fertilizer in nutrients creation and the interplay of nitrogen and the environment.

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